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Tips for runners to protect skin from sun damage

When was the last time you thought about putting on sunscreen? I know, it’s March; but many of us travel over the winter or take full advantage of what sun we do get! 705 more words


DAILY QUOTE 03.28.16

“When you have the enthusiasm and the passion, you end up figuring how to excel.”

– Deena Kastor


35 Weeks to Go: The Oval Highway to Hell

They say you should never make big life decisions in the middle of the night.  Well, thanks to two vodka martinis and a bad case of monkey mind, several weeks ago, I found myself reading “Marathoning for Mortals” again during the wee hours.  2,191 more words


Deena Kastor is out, and I have never admired her more

Did you guys hear that Deena Kastor sidelined herself from the Olympic Marathon Trials this weekend? It must be absolutely heartbreaking to pull out of such an important race so close to race day. 217 more words

Deena Kastor withdraws from Olympic marathon trials

Deena Kastor won’t try to make history at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials on Saturday.

Kastor, 42 and the last U.S. woman to earn an Olympic marathon medal (bronze, 2004), will not contest the 26.2-mile race in Los Angeles due to a recent glute muscle strain. 204 more words



Twice in recent men’s U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials history the weather has been a significant factor.  This coming Saturday in Los Angeles that number will jump to three as temperatures in LA have been forecast for the low-70sF (21C) at the 10 a.m. 1,401 more words

At The Races

U.S. Olympic marathon trials women’s preview, contenders

In a contrast from the men’s race, the U.S. Olympic women’s marathon trials outlook is not all that different from four years ago.

In 2012,  1,072 more words